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FILE - In this March 27, 2017 file photo, Stephen Colbert, host of

FCC: No punishment for Stephen Colbert’s crude Trump joke

There will be no fine for Stephen Colbert’s risque joke about President Donald Trump.

Seth Rich was shot and killed July 10, 2016, in Washington, D.C. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of the Democratic National Committee

Fox News removes report from website about murdered DNC staffer

The report quoted a private investigator suggesting that Seth Rich had some connection to Wikileaks and its leaks of DNC e-mails.

Bia fans show support as the Medford rapper expresses sadness over concert bombing

The Medford High School alum opened for Ariana Grande in Manchester on Monday night, sending prayers to concertgoers.

The news comes shortly after the firing of star anchor Bill O’Reilly, as Fox is trying to establish a new prime-time lineup.

Fox News finds itself in an unaccustomed spot — out of first

Fox News Channel has found itself somewhere it has rarely been the past decade — out of first place.

Alec Baldwin portrayed Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live.”

Trump called ‘SNL’ a ‘terrible show.’ It went on to have a record-shattering season

On Saturday, ‘‘Saturday Night Live’’ concluded its most-watched season in 23 years, a feat it accomplished while ratcheting up political material.

Armed police stand guard at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England Monday, May 22, 2017. Police says there are

Manchester concert-goers recall haphazard screening. But did it matter?

One concert-goer said there was “almost no security check,” while another said some people had their bags checked and others did not.


1919 contract selling Babe Ruth to the Yankees being auctioned

The other copy of the document that led, some say, to the “Curse of the Bambino.”


Framingham’s Bowditch Complex to host MetroFest June 17

MetroFest, an annual art, music, and food truck festival, will be held June 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Meek Mill performs in Atlanta, Georgia, earlier this year.


Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over fatal shooting

The rapper and the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford are being sued over a fatal shooting that killed two New Haven men outside the venue following a concert in December.

Zack Snyder in 2013.

Zack Snyder turns over ‘Justice League’ to Joss Whedon after daughter’s suicide

Snyder directed “Justice League,” but Whedon will finish production after Snyder’s daughter’s death.

Maritza Bostic as Guenevere, Jared Troilo (kneeling) as Lancelot, and Ed Hoopman as Arthur in “Camelot.”

Stage Review

Veloudos makes a strong return with a crisp ‘Camelot’

Rebounding from a prolonged medical ordeal, the director delivers a streamlined production of the Lerner and Loewe musical at Lyric Stage.

A shot of the progress being made on one wall of the house at 273 Western Ave.

Artists give Allston house Western exposure

Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn are turning an empty house on Western Avenue into an explosion of colors.

A portrait of Roger Moore in 1968.

Celebrities react to the death of Roger Moore

“He taught me about work ethic and humility,” wrote Jane Seymour

epa05982565 (FILE) - US singer Ariana Grande performs during the Honeymoon Tour concert in Jakarta, Indonesia, 26 August 2015 (reissued 23 May 2017). According to a statement released by the Greater Manchester Police on 23 May 2017, police responded to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena on 22 May evening. At least 19 people have been confirmed dead and others 50 were injured, authorities said. The happening is currently treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise. According to reports quoting witnesses, a mass emergency evacuation was prompted after explosions were heard at the end of US singer Ariana Grande's concert in the arena. EPA/MAST IRHAM

Ariana Grande’s tour is not canceled or postponed

Ariana Grande’s tour has not been canceled or postponed despite reports online, according to a person close to the situation.

Metallica's Kirk Hammett and wife Lani at the opening of “Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style” at the Peabody Essex Museum. Hammett will be back in August for an exhibition at PEM of his collection of horror movie posters.


Metallica’s Kirk Hammett stops by the Peabody Essex Museum

The guitarist is working with PEM on a exhibition of his collection of horror movie posters.

Stephen King.


Stephen King calls Islamic State ‘rogue cult’ on Twitter

Horror author Stephen King says Islamic State is a “rogue cult” and that the group’s bombings will eventually lead to its undoing.


Bobby Orr checks out the kitchen at Cultivar

No. 4 visits chef Mary Dumont’s new place.


Aerosmith’s Joe Perry says he’ll ‘fight back’ after Manchester bombing by performing

The guitarist tweeted, “If there’s one thing I learned touring all these years, [it] is that you carry on. This is the way you fight back.”

Authorities say 8-year-old Saffie Roussos was among the victims in the Manchester arena bombing.

8-year-old girl among those killed in Manchester arena blast

Saffie Roussos was among the 22 people who died in the bombing.

Police stood by a cordoned off street close to the Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Islamic State group claims responsibility in Manchester blast

The Islamic State group says one of its members planted bombs in the middle of crowds in Manchester, England.

Flowers were left Tuesday at the edge of the crime scene in Manchester, England.

A much-anticipated evening ends in blood and horror

Ariana Grande’s concert ended in horror after police said a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the Manchester Arena.

Country star Eric Paslay spent time with pediatric patients at the Joslin Diabetes Center on Saturday.


Around town

A roundup of celebrity sightings and news of note.

From left: Bernard David Jones, Brandon Michael Hall, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Marcel Spears of “The Mayor,” which will air Tuesday nights at 9:30.

TV Critic’s Corner

What’s new — and not — this fall on ABC

An introduction to the networks’ fall schedules begins with ABC’s.

Bobby Moynihan (left) and Jaleel White in “Me, Myself & I.”


Bobby Moynihan, Jessica Pare, and Jeremy Piven star in CBS series this fall

The network fall preview continues with a look at CBS’s primetime schedule.

Zosia Mamet in the play


Zosia Mamet’s mom, Lindsay Crouse, sees her on Broadway

Crouse was in the audience at “The Whirligig.”

Al Gore and Elizabeth Keadle at the Cannes Film Festival.


Al Gore brings girlfriend to Cannes Film Festival

The former vice president is screening the sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth.”

Kyle MacLachlan in “Twin Peaks: The Return.”

Television Review

‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ is dazzling, confounding

Don’t look for coherence in this reboot of the famously weird series, which aired Sunday night on Showtime.

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden in 2010.


Aerosmith pays tribute to Chris Cornell

Far away on the Black Sea, the Boston band dedicated a song to the late Soundgarden singer.

Singer Elvis Presley is pictured in this publicity photograph from his 1956 film


Jet owned by Elvis to be auctioned after sitting 30 years

It’s got red shag carpet, but no engines.

Kenya Barris, creator of “Black-ish,” addresses Tufts grads.


‘Black-ish’ creator tells Tufts grads: If Trump can be president, anything is possible

As Kenya Barris sees it, this year’s college graduates have it both easy and hard.

The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art’s 130,000-square-foot expansion will make it the largest contemporary art museum in the country.

Mass MoCA thinks big with latest expansion

With the opening of a massive building next week, Mass MoCA will have more gallery space than any contemporary art museum in the country.

Rapper Drake accepted Top Billboard 200 Album for “Views” onstage.

Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards

The rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album ("Views"), among others.

Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined the voice cast of Disney XD’s “DuckTales.’’

TV Critic’s Corner

Lin-Manuel Miranda on his way to Duckburg

The “Hamilton” creator is part of a “DuckTales” reboot.

Toby Keith

More Celebrity News

Trump briefly sees country star Toby Keith’s Saudi show

The country singer held a concert in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on the sidelines of President Trump’s first overseas visit.

Mrs. Fritz, a Wheaton College graduate, visited places where her subjects had lived as part of her thorough research.

Jean Fritz, 101, prolific author of history books for children

Part of Mrs. Fritz’s inspiration for exploring American history came from her childhood, which was spent in China.

Tom Brady, David Blaine, and Gisele Bundchen in April.


Remember when Tom Brady fed glass to David Blaine? Wait, there’s more.

Yes, Tom and Gisele watched the magician eat a piece of glass back in April, but you ain’t seen nothing yet.

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Trevor Noah appears during a taping of

Get me a rewrite! Now it’s late-night hosts keeping up with the news

With a mixture of speed, weariness, and a growing, comedy show writers are scrambling to satisfy the appetites of their news-savvy audiences.

On ‘SNL,’ The Rock and Tom Hanks joked about a 2020 White House bid

Actor Dwayne ‘‘The Rock’’ Johnson, who was hosting the show for a fifth time, made a dramatic announcement in his opening monologue.

Bob Vila (front right) with BAC president Glen LeRoy leading the college’s processional down Newbury Street to Old South Church.


Bob Vila addresses BAC graduates

Boston Architectural College isn’t the largest commencement ceremony in the city, but that doesn’t mean the school doesn’t get a top-flight speaker.

Adam Sandler (right) with Dustin Hoffman at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.


Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes

The actor is the toast of the Cannes Film Festival. Yes, you read that right.

Comedian, author, and Internet sensation Lilly Singh.


Lilly Singh, Tyler Oakley among big names at fall Under 30 Summit in Boston

The Forbes Under 30 Summit will return to Boston in October, this time with YouTube stars in tow.

Pixies frontman Black Francis, drummer David Lovering, and bassist Paz Lenchantin onstage at the House of Blues on Friday.

Music Review

Reunion summons the spirit of peak-era Pixies

The reunited, Boston-spawned band sounded fully in command at the House of Blues.

Was this ‘SNL’ saying farewell to President Trump?

The opening segment of this week’s episode featured a rendition of “Hallelujah.”

First lady Melania Trump spoke with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef on Saturday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare

Mrs. Trump did so, even though her husband had criticized a similar move by former first lady Michelle Obama.

William Brohn, 84, who made Broadway orchestras sing

Mr. Brohn worked on more than a dozen Broadway shows and won a Tony in 1998 for “Ragtime.”

Stanley Greene, teller of uncomfortable truths, dies at 68

Greene’s fearlessness in the most perilous of places made him one of the leading war photographers of his generation.